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Pharmacists Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists among West Virginia cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacists in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,000
25th Percentile Wage
$108,200
50th Percentile Wage
$123,130
75th Percentile Wage
$142,350
90th Percentile Wage
$159,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $123,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.40
25th Percentile Wage
$52.02
50th Percentile Wage
$59.20
75th Percentile Wage
$68.44
90th Percentile Wage
$76.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.66. The median hourly salary is $59.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.40.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016123,130-1.34%3.03%
2015124,7800.94%-
2014123,6100.87%-
2013122,5302.55%-
2012119,400--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of West Virginia ranges from $115,570 to $138,860. The highest paying area for pharmacists in West Virginia is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $138,860. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Hagerstown-Martinsburg (mean annual salary $126,560). The lowest paying area is Morgantown with a median annual salary of $115,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$138,860
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$126,560
Wheeling
$123,790
Huntington-Ashland
$123,780
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$123,690
Cumberland
$123,100
Winchester
$122,700
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$122,000
Charleston
$120,930
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$119,360
Steubenville-Weirton
$118,000
Morgantown
$115,570


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